Tag: reflection

Initial Wonderings

Coming up with the name of this site pretty much sums up my inquiry wonderings. How do I find a name that encompasses ALL that I’m aiming for in my teaching practice? How do I reflect my values of inclusion, diversity, growth mindset, unlimited potential, and mental health? I brainstormed and came up with about…
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Last Year vs. This Year…

This is my second year in the Teacher Education Program. Last year I had some health issues that meant I had to do the program part time. It was a very difficult year for me, but somehow I made it through and passed all my classes. This year I’m feeling great! My health is much…
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Practicum Reflection #2

During my weekly visits from January to March, I have continued to develop my skills in lesson planning and managing classroom behaviour, which are both intricately linked with engagement. I’ve also been able to implement some of the strategies I’ve developed in my own inquiry into my teaching practice for EDUC 451, which is on…
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Where to next? Reflections on my future and lessons from the past

Reflections One of the first things I read in the Teacher Education Program that spoke to me was a quote by Milton McClaren: “When we transform experiences and rework our records of events, we develop intellectual ownership of them.” This quote¬†speaks to me because it puts in words something I have long known intuitively as…
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